LINGUIST List 24.1339

Tue Mar 19 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; Disc Analysis: Asst/Assoc Professor, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 14-Mar-2013
From: Derek Irwin <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis: Assistant/Associate Professor, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia
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University or Organization: The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Job Location: Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia Web Address:
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Stylistics; Modern Literary Studies; Creative Writing

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) is rapidly expanding. It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team of experts. UNMC is part of the University of Nottingham, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic context.

The School of English (UNMC) was founded in 2013, and is developing a range of BA and MA programmes in the areas of applied linguistics, stylistics, discourse studies, world Englishes, modern literary studies and creative writing. Additionally, the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) has been established at UNMC as a branch of CRAL in Nottingham, UK.

- To teach and contribute to core modules in the specified areas and to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations
- To Examine and invigilate at examinations, and generally assist with the work of the School
- Original research is regarded as an essential part of the job. Time, duties and facilities are provided for this purpose- Pastoral care of students via a personal tutorial system
- Administrative duties relating to teaching (assessment, standardisation, lesson preparation, report writing, attendance of regular course and general meetings)
- To undertake a two-day Introductory Course on effective teaching, and the PGCHE (Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education), if appropriate
- To attend professional-development workshops as deemed appropriate
- Any other reasonable duties appropriate to the post

This job description may be subject to revision following discussion with the person appointed and forms part of the contract of employment.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Dr Derek Irwin Email:

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